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KICU
Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
four of them are women. >>> we're live in lafayette where crews are working 24/7 to repair a huge sink hole. we'll tell you how a high-profile contractor is helping to get the work done much faster. >>> and just fired at holiday shoppers inside an oregon mall. witness de scribe the ter fieing moments. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> goods evening. it's tuesday, december 11th. i'm gasia mikaelian and this is bay air y news at 7:00. we begin with coverage of tonight's deadly shooting in a shopping mall in a suburb of portland, oregon. a man opened fire inside clackamas town center killing two people and wounding a third. witnesses say he had a rifle, was wearing camouflage clotheing and a white hockey mask. they said he ran in through macy's and opened fire near the food court. >> i heard two shots and after that i heard about 15, 16 more shots and decided that that was gunshots so i hit the floor. >> very quickly the managers started getting everybody away from the entrance of the -- the sears store and closing down the -- yo
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
in lafayette after heavy rains over the weekend open up a huge hole in the road. a sink hole. we'll tell you what crews have to do later on this morning. >>> we're live in month sir reason know where police are following leads to track down a killer. we'll show you a police sketch and tell you the latest on the investigation. >>> there are growing concerns america will be going off that fiscal cliff if a few week. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the wild weather we had. and then what's in store for us. >> quiet today. there will be one more system coming in tomorrow you two. it's cold out there. a lot of upper 30s and 40s. the weekend system was very mild. that is not the case now. we had a lot of cool air. mostly sunny today. that will not be as strong as anything we saw. any rain forming is not so good. dry monday. patchy fog. we'll have more of that rain coming up. >>> here's a live look at the mccarthur maze. you can see the tr
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
of a construction zone after their street suddenly vanished. a section of mountain view drive in lafayette was no match for the weekend storm siege. mark sayer shows us it maybe a mess. >> reporter: crews are working around the clock to try to stabilize this 80 sink hole along lafayette creek. east bay mud crews using heavy equipment work into the night to repair two water lines damaged in the wash out. it's all too real for resident joyce when she walked over and looked out from her side yard. her yard looks directly on to the open trench and the exposed pipes. >> i felt very sad. all our lives is just -- we just have this house. and everything you worry about it. >> city officials believe debris blocked a drainage underneath mountain view drive at about 8:30 and water over ran the road and simply washed it away. water gas and sewer lines running underneath the pavement were all damaged. steven says repairs will not be easy. will not be cheap. and will not be fast. >> bottom shrine that there's going to be a hole in the ground here for a long time. and mountain view drive is going to be
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
lafayette where a big sink -- in now that is big. a sink hole opened up on mountain view drive. this is a 20-foot sink hole. the road just collapsed after the culvert that diverts creek water under the road clogged up with debris. cracked the sidewalk and then the road collapsed. and then making matters worse water, sewage, and gas lines are all under that collapsed road. repair crews will be working to fix it all today. then the culvert has to be replaced. reportedly a new bridge will not be built until next spring. >>> this morning people who live in napa county are still keeping a close eye on the napa river but there is good news. the river is expected to stay below flood stage. still several feet of water are covering a peach orchard on deer park road. >> it looks like we got off pretty easy. we have some flooded vineyards and things like that. and just some washed out driveways. >> mount st. helena was one of the hardest hit areas with four inches of rain in 24 hours. >>> 2200 people still don't have power in the greater bay area. here are some of the litest numbers from pg&e. now the
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 4:30am PST
of the biggest is a large sinkhole on mountain view drive in lafayette. it's a road hazard and health and safety issue. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at the scene with more. >> reporter: behind me you can see a big pile of debris and crews cleaning it up securing the area so nobody can get close to th sinkhole. it opened up yesterday afternoon on mountain view drive. it's 20 feet. the weather is to blame. rains overflowed a creek which eroded the road creating a hazard blocking two lanes. this street is full of homes and sits behind a trader joe's off mount diablo boulevard. utility crews have been securing underground lines and last night a few residents were without water and at least one without gas. the road is closed and will have to be rebuilt. there are detours in place. in lafayette, elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> it's 4:31 now. this morning, road crews will be assessing damage from yet another sinkhole that opened up yesterday in the santa cruz mountains on vine hill road near the summit of highway 17. the dirt underneath vinehill gave way just before noon yesterday. and now on
CW
Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
. they're in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette. how the closures could potentially mean waiting longer in a emergency. >> reporter: kelly's teenage son narrowly escapes the flames when a fire beg your pardon their home in the ground. firefighters from her nearby station arrived in minutes. dousing the flames. >> it was a fast burning fire. and the way that the flames were going my fear was it would take another home. >> reporter: the next fire in her town will be worse. today the board of supervisors voted to shutter four fire stations including the only one in clayton to say $3 million. it means a lot of people who live in this area will go from having a fire station seconds away to mile ace way. we outed a camera and timed our drive to the nearest fire station. it took us 8:12 to arrive at fire station 223.5-mile ace way. that's obviously a bit longer man it would take a fire truck to make that same trip, but still people who live in this area say those crucial extra minutes count difference between life and death. >> every minute counts. now we'll have to wait that mu
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
this massive sinkhole in lafayette. turns out it was repaired in about three weeks. how did they get that done so fast? makes you wonder about a certain influential person in town who lives in that neighborhood. christin ayers is there tonight. christin, who might that be? >> reporter: interestingly, it is lafayette's new mayor. he lives just a few feet from where the sinkhole was. however, he says he did not fast track the project. either way, by the time crews got finished with it, they had done it in nine days flight. it officially reopened at noon today. and you'd never know there was a sinkhole there that was 80 by 40 feet and 15 feet deep. the road collapsed in heavy rain when the drainage system underneath was overwhelmed by floodwaters. originally there were estimates that the work could go into the spring. but they brought in emergency workers and worked around the clock, finishing before christmas day. >> that's great, because this rain is coming now. it could be another major storm, you know. so far, it just sprinkles. but it could develop. and it would be nice to have a culvert tha
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm PST
hazard in lafayette. and that's where cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is with it's going to take to clean it up. >> reporter: the city has a huge project on its hands. the city manager said this is the largest sinkhole he hasstein in more than 20 years and going to take a lot of time and money to fix it. a big problem in one lafayette neighborhood a 20-foot sinkhole swallowing a section of mountain view drive near downtown. chris lives steps away in this blue house. the sinkhole is practically in his front yard goosiery. sounded like a big crushing -- crumbling in. >> reporter: the sinkhole opened up yesterday after heavy rain. the creek under the street was running high with debris. >> it plugged the talbot, goes under the road, the water had nowhere to go and so it eroded the road around the culvert and collapsed the road. >> reporter: neighbors can't believe it. >> absolutely amazing. never seen anything like this in my life, never dreamed of it. by knew the area flooded on -- we knew the area flooded on new year's in 1977 but never saw this before. >> i have never seen this h
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 4:30am PST
problems this morning. alex savidge joins us from lafayette where the storm created a huge sink hole. alex. >> reporter: it will likely take months before we finally rebuild this roadway that collapsed out here yesterday. crews will begin later on this morning using an excavator so they can dig out debris from this creek and eventually secure this sink hole. that is the ultimate goal in the coming days. heavy rain over the weekend. overflowed this creek that runs underneath mountain view drive. the pictures are impressive. the problem here was the culvert they clogged with debris. under ground utilities were compromised in the collapse. a gas line was capped right away and crews were able to create a sewer bypass to keep waste from going into the creek. for a short time the biggest challenge was dealing with the 12-inch water main that is connected to a large tank just uphill. >> if that one does break if it breaks it all the way through there will be a million gallons of water coming from that tank on the hill. >> reporter: if that water line broken, the neighborhood would have been evacu
KRON
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
on the massive sink hole in lafayette coming up. >>> san francisco police broke up part of a multimillion auto burglary operation. the stolen items included 100 cellphones, more than 75 laptops, jewelry, and $32,000 in cash. officers believe this ring is a small part of a large operation still going on in san francisco and other places in the bay area. the police chief has a message. >> be careful what you leave in plain view in your vehicles. and obviously there is a secondary market for electronic devices. they're easily sold. they're removeable commodities, and they're very portable. >> police arrested three suspects, brothers henry and victor gamboa. two are still in jail. all three are in their early 20s. >>> cellphone robberies have spiked in san francisco. how the thieves target thr victims coming up -- their victims coming up. >>> napa county sheriffs are searching for an 85-year-old man described as at-risk. norman whose picture you see suffers from dementia. he has silver white hair, 5'10", he was driving a silver-colored town and country suv. he was last seen turning toward silverad
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
golden state. >>> cleanup process underway in lafayette after weekend storm leaves huge gaping hole on a street full repairs could take a while. >>> good monday morning, calm after the weekend storms, glad you are here with us, i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. is there more rain on the way? >>> it going to be tomorrow into wednesday, starting off monday morning quiet good morning here's a look at live doppler 7 hd, radar return not rain just interference don't worry about that it is dry this morning, cloudy mid to upper 40s around the bay, partly sunny and mid 50s to around 60, mild at 4:00. inland starting off in the low to mid 40s, mid to upper 50s by 4:00 at the coast not going to be very breezy, calm for you guys, cool morning 46 to 50 top out with a dry afternoon, 54 to 57. here's sue. >>> we have our first reports of an accident heading into san francisco, first reported near candlestick now chp is updating that saying north 101 at third, partially blocking right lane you may see slow traffic heading into the city. let's look at the waze app, 101 through petaluma into nov
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
is ongoing to fix the gaping hole in a road in lafayette. a portion of mountain view drive caved in during the storm over the weekend and now residents going to deal with a lot of construction activity probably for months to come. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in lafayette to show us the status of some of the repair work. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is some of that heavy equipment being used to repair the road and as you can imagine there is a lot of work to be done. east bay m.u.d., pg&e, sanitation crews and city official have all been out here to the scene of this giant sinkhole. so far they have been clearing debris while making sure residents can still get gas and water service. those lines were damaged. they have had to temporarily run some of the lines above ground. this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide and 15 feet deep. it opened up on sunday following some heavy rains and the lafayette creek which runs under part of the road flooded eroded the ground and caused it to fall. the next storm, however, right around the corner. it will roll in later on
SFGTV2
Dec 16, 2012 6:30pm PST
of pacific heights on top of a hill, lafayette park offers a great square a of a peaceful beauty. large trees border greenery. it features tables and benches, a playground, restaurants, and tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football, frisbee, and picnics. it is very much a couple's part and there are a multitude of experiences you can have together. bring your dog and watch the mean go with the community or just picnic at one of the many tables and enjoy all of the park has to offer. many couples find this is the perfect place to put down a blanket and soak up the sun. it is a majestic place you can share with someone you cherish. it is located along the 1 and 10 buses and is accessed from the 47 and 90 buses. it is ada accessible. for more information about reserving one of these locations, call 831-5500. this number is best for special events, weddings, picnics, and the county fair building. for any athletic fields and neighborhood parks, 831-5510. you can also write us. or walking in and say hello at old lock cabin, golden gate park. and of course you can find more information a
CW
Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm PST
disappeared. the section of mountain view drive in lafayette was no match for the weekend's rain. mark shows us that it could be a mess for months. mark? >> reporter: indeed, dana. crews tonight are working around the clock to repair this 80-foot sink hole along lafayette creek. east bay mud crews are using heavy equipment working into the night to repair two water lines damaged in the wash out. it is all too real for the resident when she walked over and looked out from her side yard. they look directly on to the open trench and the exposed pipe. >> i just felt like that was it. because we just have to have it here. and you know everything that you worry about it. >> reporter: city officials believe that debris blocked that drainage underneath mountain view drive. and water overran the road and simply washed it away. water, gas, sewer lines are running underneath the pavement all damaged. lafayette city manager says that repairs will not be easy. it will not be cheap, and it will not be fast. the bottom line is that it will be along the ground here for a long time and mountain view drive wi
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> ken bastida is live in mobile5. residents in lafayette still living with the effects of this weekend's past storms. and ken, money being made available to help speed up repairs to that huge sinkhole in the street. >> reporter: we'll get to that in a second. we're here on mountain view drive whereby now, most people in the bay area know what happened. but take a look at what they were working on today. they were putting huge rocks into this culvert. this is about 80 feet long, about 40 feet wide, and about 15 feet deep. a sinkhole that really got undermined from all the water that was coming down lafayette creek over the weekend. so they were busy out here today. not only were the engineers scouring all the debris out of there, but they were also trying to figure out a way to fix this problem. this is a section of a 9-foot- wide galvanized steel pipe that was in the creek. they have been fishing these pieces out cutting them up and they will go to scrap. now they have to figure out a way to fill that void. and so the city's manager lafayette city manager steve faulk has been out shopp
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
was hurt. so far, no word on who may have done it or why. >>> a giant sinkhole in lafayette may have met its match. the city has hired a well-known emergency contractor to fill it in. we're live with mobile5 and ken bastida with a look at how long it's supposed to take. ken. >> reporter: well, i tell you, the ray they're going, it's not going to take long, at the rate they're going. this is mountain view drive. we'll show you a full-blown construction zone at this hour complete with night lighting, a couple of backhoes, dump trucks coming and going, all because the city of lafayette hired steven faulk, the city manager of lafayette, required, hired c.c. meyers, the guys who fixed the i-bars on the bay bridge, remember when the cables broke? they are also the ones that came in 25 days ahead of schedule on a couple of other projects, most notably the large fire that destroyed a portion of the macarthur maze and they are here it do this because according to faulk, they are the only company that can pull it off. >> they are the people had rebuilt the san fernando freeway when it collapsed. t
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
right behind me. in lafayette, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> this morning, road crews will be examining another sinkhole this one yesterday in the santa cruz mountains on vine hill road near the summit of highway 17. now an entire lane is gone and the remainder of the road remains in jeopardy because there is nothing underneath supporting the pavement. it's not clear how long the road will stay closed. >>> flood warnings for the napa river were canceled yesterday afternoon to the relief of those nearby. some residents prepared for the worst putting sandbags around their properties. heavy rain brought the water level to three feet of going over the banks. >>> this is the russian river in guerneville over the weekend. flood warnings were cancelled. the river crested at 6 feet about an hour -- 16 feet about an hour ago. the highest recorded flood occurred in 1986 when the river reached 49 feet. >>> strong wind also caused a lot of problems. we have a broken power pole in san francisco sunset district leaving 8500 people without electricity yesterday. it was one of multiple incidents where
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
with a permanent plan and at this point the road is going to have to be replaced. in lafayette, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> another sinkhole opened up yesterday. this one in the santa cruz mountains on vine hill road near the summit and highway 17. it's big as well one entire lane is gone and the remainder of the road is in jeopardy because there's nothing underneath supporting the pavement now. it's not clear how long that road will stay closed. >>> one north bay school is closed today because of damage from the storm. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in fairfax where crews will be clearing out flooding. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, there will be no school for white hill middle school students today. you can take a look at this video we shot earlier this morning. this weekend's stormy weather prompted school leaders to make this decision last night. according to the san anselmo patch, a letter was sent to parents that stated that white hill middle school had significant flooding in some classes including parts of the library. the principal said the staff needed t
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
. temperatures in the 60s. more rain on the way. one to two inches. >> work is ongoing to fix a hole in lafayette. a portion of mountain view drive caved in during the storm last weekend. there will be months of reconstruction. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in lafayette. >> reporter: this is not going to be an easy fix so people can expect the work to continue until late spring or early summer. engineers are coming up with a plan for the next storm. construction crews are getting to work. the sinkhole opened when debris caused the culvert at the lafayette creek to clog. water overran the street and then the street crumbled. since then, part of the road is closed while pg&e, east bay m.u.d., sanitation contractors and engineers have been on scene to fix it and restore utilities. some water lines were damaged in the collapse. joyce lives steps away from the sinkhole. her yard looks into the trench and exposed pipe. >> all our lives is just -- we have just this house. and everything you worry about it. >> reporter: a handful of homes were without water service while east bay m.u.d. repaired tw
KOFY
Dec 3, 2012 9:00pm PST
of the bay area. then this. storm related sink hole in the east bay city of lafayette and means months of repair. classed water sewer gas lines just a huge mess. mountain view drive near mount diablo boulevard is closed for quite some time at least a mess for quite some time because of this. story tonight from laura anthony. >>reporter: clean up continues before the repair can begin along mountain view drive in lafayette. one day after steady downpour ripped away a huge section of the roadway that runs over a creek. jeffrey lives cross by but didn't get tout see his neighborhood newest feature until today. >> my gosh. i live right up vat street and i didn't know. >>reporter: city of lafayette predict may not be until spring before this section of roadway is completely repaired. first order of business is stopping the flow of water before the next rain move in. >> all but one water line has now been addressed. still one water line that needs to be to be fixed or shut off. and so that's what we concentrate on today. >>reporter: in the mean time those who live here will probabl
CW
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
to cave in on mountain view drive just south of highway 24 in lafayette. the very influential person who lives in the neighborhood. >> reporter: it's the mayor who lives by here, and emergency crews were out here working 24/7 to fix this hole, they fix today in nine days. mountain view road officially opened at noon today. and you'll remember the sink hole was just huge, about 80/40 feet. the road collapsed during a storm earlier this month when the drainage system was overwhelmed by flood waters. there were originally estimates that the work could take months. but the city brought in emergency contractor s. s. >> that's great because the rains are coming now. it could be another major storm. so far it's just sprinkles. and it could develop. and it'd be nice to have it covered. and everything is clean. there's no debris. so we're in good shape. >> reporter: the construction blocked the mayor's driveway during the time that it was being fixed over the past couple of weeks. however the mayor said despite his proximity to the sink hole, that is not the reason why it was fixed quickly. they
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
: and crews are on the scene of a road hazard in lafayette where a fast running creek did major damage. the water undercut the drive. the sink hole took about a 20-foot stretch in both lanes. residents are advised this will take at least several weeks to repair. we'll have the latest on the creek problem and a live report at 6:00. >> ama: the floods on do -- flood threat on the russia river is over. a viewer septembers photos of the rising water. send your picture to web ureport@kgo-tv.com. said it only took three hours for the river to rise three feet. we're live with the latest. reporter: people who live along the russian river are breathing easier now. the russian river was expected to flood, and now it's actually five feet below flood stage. it's a comfort for people in this area who have lived through massive flooding. >> angie is cleaning up in front of her home on mill street in gurneyville. the russian river came up to her garage door. >> came up to the edge of our garage, and then it only went in there when the people would drive by with their trucks and make the wakes go. >>
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
alan wang found in lafayette. >> alan: this is a nightmare for people who live in this part of lafayette. most of their utilities ran under the road that got washed away, and when the road collapsed, it snapped off the water service line, a water main, and a sewage line. only a lone pg&e gasline survived. neighbors say it happened around 8:30 this morning. the creek began flowing over mountain view drive and into the neighborhood. city crews tell us piles of large debris plugged up the culvert and the force of the flood water started washing away the earth between the culvert and the road. that's when the pavement collapsed on top of the utility lines. there could have been raw sue -- sewage running down the treat. >> it was a moving target. we saul the road had begun to dip, appeared to be failing. we called central sand. they were working on top of the failing road, and they worked very rapidly through the morning, and were able to get the line in before the road finally collapsed. reporter: this chest of drawers is among the debris that washed down the creek and plugged u
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 11:00am PST
in the east bay repairs underway in lafayette after a road collapsed severing gas, water and sewer lines. surprisingly, neighbors say the problem may be a blessing in disguise. amy hollyfield is at the scene. >> reporter: they are trying to find the positive in this. behind me is a pretty big hassle for people wanting to get through this street this street is a neighborhood street and has turned into a busy one some wholy here are calling this a blessing. -- some who live here are calling this a blessing. this hole forced people to try out their new normal today they have a detour. >> it is extraordinary. i know it is going to add another 5 to 10 minutes of driving everyday, each direction to get him to school. i can't imagine for everyone else i am >> reporter: city leaders say it will be this way for sometime. >> this -- this will not be used until spring or summer. >> reporter: they spent last night and this morning focusing on getting people's utilities. when the road collapsed it is ver essential water and sewage lines. -- crews put temporary crews in place to get water to which wor
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonight, but the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under theoad. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains hampered crews and began laying rocks in the creek beds to stop the runoff from eroding it any further. >> and with that in position you can begin to actually replace the culver and put a new pipe in place. >> reporte
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 1:05am PST
lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonthe coming dry the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under the road. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains hampered crews and began laying rocks in the creek beds to stop the runoff from eroding it any further. >> and with that in position you can begin to actually replace the culver and put a new pipe in place. >> reporter: in neig
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> some progress, still a long way to go in the efforts repair massive sinkhole in lafayette. now orinda is facing a sinkhole. alan wang has details. >> reporter: there's plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day to trim this oak tree that fell on a home on powell drive in lafayette. tree cutters will be back and utility and construction crews will be back on month continue view drive which collapsed sunday night. several lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvert. >> they were working on the gasline, would going to restore power, ensuring that a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: they began laying rocks in the creek bed. in orrin dat rains clogged a culvert and opened a sinkhole four feet deep. -- city councilmembers are looking for money to pay for the repairs. >> we are exploring fema funds as an emergency, we are looking at getting this area and other areas possibly orinda, as part of an emergency. >> reporter: so far no estimated price tag on damage left by the storms. the cost of replacing this road will be several million do
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
fire houses. contra costa county supervisors decided to close stations in love lafayette, martinez, clayton and walnut creek. they will close about $3 million a year. the supervisors say they were forced to close the station after voters turned down a seven-year parcel tax that would have kept them open. >>> a bad year for murders has gotten worse. the latest victim was a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed m
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
sinkhole. neighbors on mountain view drive in lafayette have something to look forward to. re-- repairs could be done by christmas. the contractors says it will work around the clock until the road is fixed. the hole formed after a storm eroded a large portion of the road. stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage. track every storm any time with live doppler 7 hd at abc7news.com. >>> other news now, san francisco police still sorting out details after officers rushed a newborn to the hospital from the streets of the bay view district this morning around 2:00, identifies responded to a call to check on the welfare of -- police rushed the baby in their squad car to san francisco general. no word on the condition of the baby. a person at the scene also taken to the hospital. we'll have further details as they became available. >>> bad year for murders in san jose has just gotten worse latest victim a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. john alston explains what happened. >> reporter: the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
. closures affect stations in clayton, lafayette, martinez and walnut creek. the meetings will start january 7th, in lafayette, a week before the first closures take effect. 24 other stations will remain open. >>> this morning a san jose high school band will rehearse one final time before heading to southern california this afternoon to perform in the tournament of roses parade. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> san jose's valley christian high is not only marching in the parade but the first band to team up with performers from another nation, high school in beijing, before yesterday the only time the two groups met face-to-face was on a visit to china that valley christian made in april. the school provided this video the two bands have been practicing for more than a year. while language is a barrier, music is the common denominator. >> very excited about the opportunity, the challenge is the limited rehearsal time that's what we are doing. >> you can watch the valley christian-beijing fusion ban and the rest of the parade new year's day, 8 a.m. right here on abc7. >>> we want to get a check of the wea
KOFY
Dec 3, 2012 11:30am PST
. >>> storm damage in the east bay repairs underway in lafayette after a road collapsed severing gas, water and sewer lines. surprisingly, neighbors say the problem may be a blessing in disguise. amy hollyfield is at the scene. >> reporter: they are trying to find the positive in this. behind me is a pretty big hassle for people wanting to get through this street this street is a neighborhood street and has turned into a busy one some wholy here are calling this a blessing. -- some who live here are calling this a blessing. this hole forced people to try out their new normal today they have a detour. >> it is extraordinary. i know it is going to add another 5 to 10 minutes of driving everyday, each direction to get him to school. i can't imagine for everyone else i am >> reporter: city leaders say it will be this way for sometime. >> this -- this will not be used until spring or summer. >> reporter: they spent last night and this morning focusing on getting people's utilities. when the road collapsed it is ver essential water and sewage lines. -- crews put temporary crews in place to get wa
KOFY
Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
lafayette, martinez, clayton and walnut creek. they will close about $3 million a year. the supervisors say they were forced to close the station after voters turned down a seven-year parcel tax that would have kept them open. >>> a bad year for murders has gotten worse. the latest victim was a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed men arguing loudly. >> we heard arguing, but that was it. i heard that, but then i have t
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
. this is in lafayette. we'll have much more traffic coming up for you in a bit. >>> good morning. increasing clouds. patchy fog in the north bay. a little system there getting very close. kind of cool though. 40s or low 50s. >>> after this morning russian children cannot be adopted by americans. russian's president signed a bill to keep americans from adopting children from russia. it's in response to a -- that targets russians. children who are in the process of being adopted now cannot leave the country. the u.s. is the biggest destination for adopted children from russia. >>> general norman is being remembered as a straight talking commander. >> you are all better trained, better equipped, better led, believe it or not inspite of mre you are better fed. okay. but most of all, you are a hell of a lot tougher than they are. >> the 78-year-old general died yesterday in florida from complications from pneumonia. >>> time now 4:44. new york police are searching for the person who killed a man by pushing him on to the subway tracks. it happened last night. authorities say the man was shoved in front o
KRON
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
, martinez and lafayette will close early next year under a cost-cutting plan. here are the 4 stations that will close... fire station number 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. fire station number 11 on center avenue in clayton. fire station number 12 on shell avenue in martinez and fire station number 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. the closures come after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, which would have provided a temporary, seven-year parcel tax to fund the stations. the stations were chosen based on call volume and how close they are to other stations. new at 11... >> thousands of dollars worth of playstation 3s stolen from amazon dot com. thieves took the video game consoles from a new amazon distribution center in tennessee. detectives say the crooks made their way behind the center and breached the security seal on a cargo trailer, and cleaned it out. officials believe the crooks had help from the inside because they knew exactly which truck held the valuable game systems. police plan to monitor online auctions and trace any items sold
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
drive east bay freeway into the maze. >>> 5:02. some lafayette neighbors are waking up without gas, water and sue age service you can blame it on the -- and sewage service, you can blame it on the storm. amy hollyfield is live at the scene. >> reporter: what a mess look at this huge hole behind me. you can see where many so of the lines snapped off that's why they are having so many problems this is going to be this way for a while. city officials are looking for a permanent fix that might not come until spring. look at the mess on this street that they have to cleanup, the pavement piled up in front of this home. it is going to be a while until this neighborhood gets back to normal here's a good look at the hole in the daytime this happened 8:30 yesterday morning. not only created a huge hole, but snapped off a water service line, a water main and a sewage line this happened because there was too much in the creek it plugged up the culvert that sent the water gushing on to the street and eroded the soil this is causing a headache for residents. >> bottled water, just going to the
KOFY
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
their safety tonight. fire station in creighton, lafayett lafayette, mav martinez walnut creek at risk of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on something like that, that has been here a long time, as long as i have been here and lake i said before they respond to a lot of things here. not having them here is a little disconcerting. >>reporter: with the failure measure 2 last month contra costa county supervisor must now mav to close stations. the candidate include station 16 in lafayette no. 12 on shell avenue martinez. number 4 on walnut correct and no. 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire st
Telemundo
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
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SFGTV2
Dec 12, 2012 4:30pm PST
a blanket and soak up the sun. it is a majestic place that you can share with someone you chairs. lafayette park is also easily accessed from the 47, 49, and 90 buses. it is ada accessible. we are here at the historic palace of fine art in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. set against the reflecting waters of the lagoon and eucalyptus trees, the palace is one of san francisco post most -- san francisco's most romantic spots to relax with that special someone while listening to the water and gazing at the swans. a beautiful to view from many locations along the mattoon, an ideal place to -- all -- lagoon, an ideal place to walk with a loved one. reservations for weddings are available at sfrecpark.org. discarding contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. welcome to the shakespeare garden here in the famous golden gate park. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was desi
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 4:30am PST
the flooding. back to you guys. >> 437 4. a big sinkhole in a street in lafayette will force detours for quite a while. a section of mountain view drive collapsed in the storm siege last weekend right outside of downtown there. now residents are living in the middle of a construction zone. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington in lafayette to show us hopefully some of the work they are doing and hopefully it's coming along. elissa, good morning. >> reporter: engineers say that sinkhole won't be fixed for months. but we have another storm right around the corner coming in tonight. so now the city is working on a quick temporary fix to deal with this incoming rain. this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide and 15 feet deep. it's on mountain view drive, opened up on sunday. heavy rain runsthe plan is a temporary culvert to keep water flowing under the road when it rains of a permanent solution will take time and money. some residents who live close to the sinkhole were hoping for better news. >> all our live is just -- we just have this house. [ crying ] >> and everything you worry about it. >> repo
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
were hard at work in lafayette after last week's storm left behind a huge sinkhole. they brought in boulders tory to shore it up. what is coming? spencer christian is here with a live look. >> it's coming down quite a bit. as you can see. we have just one little patch of light shower activity well down to the south of us. reaching into the higher terrify rains towards logs banos. not much rain left. during the overnight hours, we follow the time line, clouds dissipating but fog will settle in some areas. we don't expect it to be dense but could reduce visibility for the morning commute. there is a few lingering clouds but showers should wind down giving way to sunny skies. >> dan: there is good news in santa cruz county, one of hardest hit areas from the storms managed to reopen one lane of vine hill road using steel plates and sandbags. half the road had slipped away. >>> downed trees are an ongoing problem with the rain soaked soil. anchor eric thomas has the story of how one narrowly missed a couple. >> scott got a visit from the building inspector. big chunks came crashing in
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
allie rasmus. >>> the rain led to this huge sinkhole in lafayette. the shine of generator lights filled the neighborhood as crews made temporary repairs to mountain drive. rushing creek water damaged the road and some utility lines and some people what live there are affected. >> this is very much expected and we are grateful the city is on it and things are happening. -- things are happening. >> now the road is not expected to be fixed until at least next spring. >> oakland police will tell us about an arrest made for the beating of an autistic teenage girl. we have no other details right now. the 16-year-old girl left the center at oakland last tuesday. they followed her and lost site of her -- sight of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. her family said she was badly beaten and sexually assaulted. >> by looking at the bruises i know what happened and the police know what happened and the police are not discussing this with me. >> the white house is rejecting the latest republican cliff proposal. they have a counteroffer to the one president barack obama
KRON
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm PST
sinkhole a in a lafayette. terisa estacio. >> all day long. >> running back hoes, excavators and dump trucks worked at a feverish pace attempting to clear up this sink hole and expose an 8 foot storm pipe. city officials say the big pipe was designed to safely transport a massive amount of water underneath this road steering rain water away from homes but somehow it failed. on sunday morning, the road caved in - the crater is now huge, 80 feet long, 30 wide and 18 feet deep. the failure is under investigation, but in the meantime, the race is on to figure out how to put in another drainage system. city officials say if there is not a temporary fix put in before the next storm disasterous out here. >> we are expecting the rainfall on tuesday with heavy rain fall on wednesday. our expectation and goal is to get to the storm pipe by two mar at this time. if there remains exposed water is the enemy. when it comes to soil. if it comes in like this fully exposed it would be catastrophic. we are trying to get down to our storm drain so we can reassess it and get it working for wednesday.
KRON
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> we are watching what is happening in lafayette where there are concerned about the rain. crews a lafayette are concerned about the mass of sinkhole. work crews concentrated yesterday on wrist on the creek flows through the sinkhole. a collapsed storm drain combine with all the rain created a hole on sunday. crews have not been able to find the exact cause for the road collapsing. >> we have an update about a power outage in san rafael. or originally the outage was 1446 customers the outage is now down to 27 customers. pg&e is expecting power to be restored at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. the outage was caused by a broke poll that damaged by the weather conditions this morning. according to pg&e there are no other major power outages in the bay area this morning. >> stay with kron4 as we continue to track this new storm front updates are also available on kron4 dock,. >> this took place about 10:20 p.m. last night on 18 ave. this happened in several locations. at 1.1 person was listed in critical condition but bungood nils is being passed the state all survived and they should be o
KRON
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
of the job because they're talking about not disclosing this one but lafayette clayton and walnut creek. here is what is at stake at 9:00 this morning. they're thinking about closing the stations because of call volume. these stations and i get as many calls as the other ones. they think this staging can be closed because there other nearby stations that can pick up votes. also they're talking about call volume and staggered times. they're hoping not to close them all of the same time. maybe staggered throughout the next year that is something that has to be discussed. i was talking of one of the firefighters and he said because they've rejected measure to which is basically adding $80 to their property taxes each year because they rejected that if you go through this you may save the $80 by year on insurance policy might go up. they're hoping to say that income as the supervisors to find another plan. you will pay for the mentally down the road. >> watch l.a. is in washington with another negotiation with the white house and house speaker john banner and the fiscal cliff in a this side seems
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 12:30am PST
the newspaper. when i read that i had single handedly stopped the project at lafayette park using c-e-q-a, i actually aired my complaints when the city began construction as the park with no building permits. and i aired those complaints down the hall with the people who handle building permits. they really didn't have much to do with c-e-q-a at all. but it does raise the question about should a person be allowed to say something if they think something is wrong and what should the notice process be. and, in fact, c-e-q-a is not designed so that the state provides notice to people. it's specifically that the enforcement of c-e-q-a as well as the notification would be handled locally. and what we have here is an effort to change things such that it would be very hard on people to know what's happening. another issue that has come up several times is the raised level of proof to substantial evidence. i can say that with the short time frame and given the number of exemptions to the sunshine ordinance such that if you ask for voluminous documents, which means anything over 50 pages, you no long
KRON
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
in lafayette will take months. repair crews say if nothing is done before the >> it would be >> in west marin a middle school is closed for a >> >> and san francisco's folsom street, business owners say they are fed up >> sandbags are not a longterm solution. every think, is it going to happen >> tonight kron-4 has live team coverage on the storm aftermath. but first -- let's get >> to terisa estacio... she's live in lafayette -- where a giant sinkhole is >> all day long a small army running back hoes, excavators and dump trucks worked at a feverish pace attempting to clear up this sink hole and expose an 8 foot storm pipe. city officials say the big pipe was designed to safely transport a massive amount of water underneath this road steering rain water away from homes but somehow it failed. on sunday morning, the road caved in - the crater is now huge, 80 feet long, 30 wide and 18 feet deep. the failure is under investigation, but in the meantime, the race is on to figure out how to put in another drainage system. city officials say if there is not a
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